Taconic Correctional Facility – New York

Know someone in Taconic Correctional Facility?  Taconic Correctional Facility is a prison in the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.  This guide tells you info about everything you might need to know about Taconic Correctional Facility,such as:  Find an inmate at Taconic Correctional Facility.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Taconic Correctional Facility.  And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Taconic Correctional Facility
Type: Female
State: New York
County: Westchester County
DOC: New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Security Level: Medium

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Contact Information

Here is the street address and mailing address for Taconic Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of Taconic Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below before you mail a package or letter to someone in prison so that you properly write the address, and use the appropriate steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct steps, the letter or package might get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road 
Bedford Hills NY, 10507-2497

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road 
Bedford Hills NY, 10507-2497

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (914) 241-3010
Fax:

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Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. You should read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information on this page before you try to visit an inmate at Taconic Correctional Facility.

Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road 
Bedford Hills NY, 10507-2497

Directions

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Phone Number

Taconic Correctional Facility inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t get to call the inmate, but, there are some times when it is helpful to have the telephone number to the prison.
(914) 241-3010

Taconic Correctional Facility inmates can sometimes make calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Taconic Correctional Facility inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t send a fax to the inmate, but there might be times when it might be necessary to have the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the main email address for Taconic Correctional Facility. You can’t email prisoners using this email address. If you want to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at Taconic Correctional Facility you must use an exact process to ensure that the email message gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you must follow when mailing a package or letter to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, make sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials open and inspect and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general mail and packages is read as frequently as is necessary to maintain security and safety or watch a problem confronting any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you must address a letter or package to a state prison inmate at Taconic Correctional Facility:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road 
Bedford Hills NY, 10507-2497

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary which serves to provide a bank type account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can add funds into these accounts by sending it by Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can choose to send inmates money by way of postal mail and will have to send money to this address and do so in accordance with the rules provided below:

The money must be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day holding period, and during this period the inmate will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return money orders that do not have appropriate prisoner info but only if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Personal checks and cash can’t be accepted for deposit so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are from time to time moved to various correctional facilities throughout New York, so you might need to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to locate an New York prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other New York state prisons: New York State Prisons

New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Taconic Correctional Facility, you must be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every correctional facility in New York has its own rules for prisoner visitation and these policies change regularly. The rules below may be different now, so you should also check Taconic Correctional Facility’s website to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer will make sure all visitors sign the inmate visitors log upon entering the visitation area and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Photo identification of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state issued photo id is OK.

For all of the things shown below, go to the actual prison site as this information is updated all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Taconic Correctional Facility records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Information about Taconic Correctional Facility death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

More information about New York parole process will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Details about release procedures for Taconic Correctional Facility coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Details about life at Taconic Correctional Facility coming.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A news section will be posted ASAP.

Photos

Taconic Correctional Facility photos will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Taconic Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Taconic Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Taconic Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a prison? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, click here: Taconic Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Taconic Correctional Facility Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to leave a comment

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Taconic Correctional Facility coming.

History

A section with the history of Taconic Correctional Facility coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Taconic Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other New York State Prisons: New York State Prisons

Taconic Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Taconic Correctional Facility Website
Taconic Correctional Facility Jobs

New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Links

New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Main Website
New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Prison Directory
New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Prison Map
New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Prison Jobs
New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Prison Inmate Search
New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Most Wanted

New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a New York State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to New York State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to New York State Prison Inmates
New York State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Taconic Correctional Facility

Have you ever been incarcerated in Taconic Correctional Facility? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at Taconic Correctional Facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write down what you experienced so that others will know what to expect.

Things you could write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate at this facility, include your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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